(WM) Residents rallied in a small Alaska city to support LGBT rights after a florist declined to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding.
(WM) Joe Biden’s presidential campaign launched Out for Biden June 8, an initiative aimed at mobilizing LGBT voters nationwide to elect the former vice president in November.
(WM) A Black transgender man was killed by a Tallahassee police officer May 27 in the third officer-involved shooting in the city in the past two months, according to local reports.
(WM) A music director at a Catholic church in suburban Detroit said she was fired for being in a same-sex marriage.
(WM) The Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus released its first round of endorsements in the 2020 election cycle May 18, backing 13 candidates seeking reelection throughout the state.
(WM) Author J.K. Rowling has again come under fire for making comments online that have been perceived by many as spreading transphobia.
(WM) A researcher and associate professor from the University of Miami is conducting a study on the emotional dynamics of Hispanic families with LGBT youth.
(WM) In an official press release, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund has expressed its support for the Justice in Policing Act, a congressional measure designed to address the intertwinement of police brutality and systemic racism.
(WM) The One Orlando Alliance, a grouping of more than 40 Central Florida LGBT organizations, announced June 9 the formation of an anti-racism committee within its organization to address the issues of systemic racism in Central Florida’s LGBT community.
(WM) A Virginia school board defended its transgender bathroom ban before a federal appeals court May 26, as a transgender man barred from using the boy's bathroom in high school argued that the policy discriminated against him and violated his constitutional rights.
(WM) Come OUT St Pete (COSP) has partnered with Project No Labels (PNL) and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum to virtually present “Together We Rise” June 27, a vigil designed to unite the LGBT and African American communities.
(WM) GayDayS is keeping you busy with nearly a full week of pool parties, expos and events Aug. 13-18, and with so much going on it can be easy to miss out on an event—but have no fear, Watermark is here!
(WM) Rosemary Ketchum won a seat on the Wheeling City Council in West Virginia on June 9, becoming the state’s first openly transgender elected official.
(WM) Zillow, the online real estate database company, announced June 23 that it will start including information on an area’s local LGBT nondiscrimination protections in its listings to assist homebuyers who wish to purchase a home with equal rights protections.